I don’t know what comes over me.
All I know is, Floyd made me that lovely stand so I could have interchangeable garden posts, rather than just the ones stuck deep into the ground. Under the stones there is quite a bit more to that stand, including spikes hammered deep into the ground for stability’s sake. (I should say here that I prefer my yard steel to rust before I clear-coat it, if I clear-coat it at all; and I definitely prefer a clear coat rather than paint.)
Which would be fine, but if you have a landscape full of rocks as you know I do, it seems folly to start arranging them in a small circle around the stand. Because small circles give way to larger circles and I find myself walking around looking for reddish stones, blackish stones, and whitish stones. Meditative, but mad. Continue reading